PHYSIOTHERAPY  

What is Physiotherapy?   Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. Physiotherapists take a holistic approach and work in partnership with their patients, involving them in their care in order to promote recovery and stay well.   At Function Jigsaw, we specialise in the management of…

What do Physiotherapists do?

 Physiotherapist is a protected title which means only those who have competed a physiotherapy degree or higher and are registered with the HCPC (Health & Care Professions Council) can work under this title. Here at Function Jigsaw, our Physiotherapists are all registered with the HCPC and CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy) and pride ourselves on…

RUNNING DURING LOCKDOWN

Running has perhaps been the most popular form of exercise during the COVID quarantine of 2020. Not only can anyone do it, no equipment is needed and it’s super convenient, and of course allows social distancing. We all train for different reasons- some will continue training for marathons they signed up to, whereas others, may…

Covid Start date

ACTIVE HUB IS RE-OPENING (15th JUNE 2020)

THE ACTIVE HUB IS RE-OPENING 15th JUNE 2020. Alongside our video consultations, we have been working tirelessly to put protective measures in place to enable us to safely reopen our doors. We have “stress-tested” the hub over the last week and are happy to announce we are re-opening for business. Only one therapist will be…

What is periodisation?

Periodisation can be defined as the manipulation of training variables such as volume (sets x repetitions), intensity (load/weight), recovery, frequency (per week) and exercises to produce a positive adaptive response over a training cycle, whilst reducing the likelihood of performance plateaus. Achieving positive adaptation can be achieved by utilising the principles of overload (increased volume…

WARM-UP…NO EXCUSES!

What’s the likelihood, you’re reading this because you think you should warm up, and you know you should, but you don’t. That’s good, it means that you’re thinking the right way! You don’t feel like you have enough time to fit a warm-up into your routine before you have to be somewhere else. You shouldn’t…